While the Russian army management formally denies the successes of the Ukrainian strike measurement, the Russian Ministry of Defense, which is taken into account extra dependable on the topic than the Russian Ministry of Defense “Fighterbomber“ (edited by a retired former Russian Air Force officer), and a “Helicopter Pilot” (whose editor is a pilot who flew actively in the Russian-Ukrainian battle) additionally acknowledges the success of the assault.
The footage obtainable to date, which supposedly captures the drone/missile strike in Bergyansk:
Locals report explosions and secondary detonations in Berdiansk. Video is allegedly from Berdiansk. pic.twitter.com/T6qaRczT8l
— Special (Kherson) October 17, 2023
Both channels declare that the assault was carried out with the ATACMS missiles tentatively introduced by Washington just lately, however at the identical time the two targets are properly inside Storm Shadow’s vary, so this declare ought to be handled with reservations for the time being.
One of the most severe strikes throughout the whole particular army operation (Russian-Ukrainian battle). If not the most severe. There are losses in each individuals and tools
– acknowledged the writer of Fighterbomber, with out giving precise particulars about the losses.
There was sufficient time to put together. Everyone knew that the ATACMS was handed over to the Ukrainians months in the past with cartridges (even once they formally denied it). Instead of making ready, what did they do? I’m not saying something
– the energetic pilot criticized the Ministry of Defense’s preparations, however he didn’t disclose losses both.
Helicopters of the Russian Air Force were stationed at the Bergyansk air port. There is at the moment no data on precise losses.
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